Kristi Noem banned from all South Dakota tribal nations

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) has been banned from all nine of South Dakota’s tribal nations.

On Tuesday, the final tribe that had not yet banned her, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, voted in favor of banning Noem from its reservation. Flandreau President Tony Reider called an emergency meeting in response to some of the governor’s comments.

“President Reider informed the governor that a ban from our territories is imminent and requested that the Governor refrain from making future blanket statements that offend the tribes within the boundaries of the State of South Dakota, some of which depend on state services for the needs of their people,” according to the readout from the meeting provided to CNN. “It was recommended that the Governor clarify her statements and issue an apology to
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